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Spanish-style bathrooms can add plenty of flair and style to a home. You can design one to create a soothing bath space for guests and family alike.
Spanish-style bathrooms are often designed in the vein of the broader Mediterranean style, which began in the northern coastal countries of the Mediterranean, stretching from Spain all the way to Turkey. Spanish style incorporates distinctive features like terra cotta tiles and the use of bold red, yellow and orange hues.
Subtle details give this room island flair. HGTV fan BoBendana modeled her bathroom after the style of the Indonesian island of Bali. The vanity is made of carved teak, while the golden seashell mirrors give the room an exotic glow.
The distressed blue walls and cabinetry in this master bath by Ken Kelly are a replication of French country cabinetry prevalent in southern France during the 18th century. Piped-in music and a flat screen television mounted behind a tempered two-way mirror make the space modern.
When In Rome
Picture yourself soaking in an ancient Roman bath. Now make that dream a reality with the help of designer Troy Beasley. An oval-shaped cutout and sunny, yellow floor-to-ceiling tiles create a luxurious space with Italian grace.
Spanish-style bathrooms often feature copious use of tile in multiple locations, from walls to flooring options. Tiles in Spanish-style bathrooms may be traditional terra cotta, or they may take the form of ornate backsplashes or whole walls of intricate, beautiful mosaic tile.
Bright and sunny colors are featured prominently in Spanish-style bathrooms, with yellows, oranges and reds prevalent. Bright white color schemes are also quite common.
Curving or arched architecture, a relic of Spain's Moorish history, may be featured in doorways or entrances to showers and toilet stalls. This flowing, curved style can also be reflected in the design of elements such mirrors or furniture.
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